Category Archives: alumni

Here’s how your brain can help improve Alzheimer’s diagnoses

The world’s largest Alzheimer’s research project is the brainchild of a neuroimaging professor at the University of California, San Francisco who graduated from Upstate in 1965. Michael Weiner, MD, hopes to monitor millions of people online in a long-term study … Continue reading

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Upstate duo earn International Citizen Awards for research

An Upstate student and an instructor — Arturo Barbachano-Guerrero and Christina Lupone, MPH — were recognized for their involvement in research on infectious diseases. Both were awarded for their work at the International Center of Syracuse’s annual dinner, held on … Continue reading

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Ronald Angona, Jr. receives President’s Award

Upstate Medical University presented 16 awards at its fall convocation Sept. 16. The President’s Award for Outstanding Voluntary Faculty Service, College of Health Professions, was given to Ronald E. Angona, Jr. Below is his biography, as it appears in the … Continue reading

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Eugene A. Kaplan, MD, receives President’s Award

Upstate Medical University presented 16 awards at its fall convocation Sept. 16. The President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, College of Medicine, Clinical Department,  was given to Eugene A. Kaplan, MD. Below is his biography, as it appears in the … Continue reading

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Vincent Frechette, MD receives Chancellor’s Award

Upstate Medical University presented 16  awards at its fall convocation Sept. 16. The SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service was given to Vincent Frechette, MD. Below is his biography, as it appears in the convocation program. By Stephanie … Continue reading

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Susan Shaw receives Chancellor’s Award

Upstate Medical University presented 16 awards at its fall convocation Sept. 16. The SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service was given to Susan Shaw. Below is her biography, as it appears in the convocation program. By Stephanie DeJoseph … Continue reading

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Michael Vertino, MD receives Chancellor’s Award

Upstate Medical University presented 16  awards at its fall convocation Sept, 16. The SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching was given to Michael L. Vertino, MD. Below is his biography, as it appears in the convocation program. By Stephanie DeJoseph … Continue reading

Posted in alumni, brain/neurology, community, education, history

Steven Youngentob, PhD, receives Chancellor’s Award

Upstate Medical University presented 16 awards at its fall convocation Sept. 16. The SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities — was given to Steven L. Youngentob, PhD. Below is his biography, as it appears in the convocation … Continue reading

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Sharon Brangman, MD, appointed SUNY Distinguished Service Professor

Today, Upstate Medical University presents 16  awards at its fall convocation. The most prestigious of these — the SUNY Distinguished Service Award — is being given to Sharon Brangman, MD. Below is her biography, as it appears in the convocation … Continue reading

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Planner tackles health needs of soldiers, families, neighbors at Fort Drum

Two years after earning his master’s degree in public health, Ian Grant said he never would have imagined he’d be managing an annual budget of $1.5 million in state grants for population health. That’s exactly what he’s doing as population … Continue reading

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